William Wordsworth Writing Styles in Ode: Intimations of Immortality From Recollections of Early Childhood

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Point of View

The poem has a first person singular point of view. Not much biographical information is given about the narrator, but from the poem itself, many assumptions can be made about their perspective. For example, it is clear that the speaker is prone to nostalgia, yearning for a bygone day. Similarly, we can surmise that the poem is told from the point of view of a lover of nature based upon the favorable way in which they describe the natural world and the value they place on their relationship to it. Furthermore, their perspective is heavily influenced by the strength of their imagination and their ability to engage with the world in imaginative ways. Thus, the overall point of view via which the poem is voiced is marked by its emotional openness and affinity for exploration of the self and the surrounding world.

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